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Facioplegic migraine

Facioplegic migraine: Introduction

Facioplegic migraine: Unilateral facial weakness occurring during a migraine. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Facioplegic migraine is available below.

Symptoms of Facioplegic migraine

Treatments for Facioplegic migraine

  • Trigger avoidance
  • Analgesics
  • Anti-emetics
  • Treatment of migraine needs to be individualised, and depends upon the type, frequency and severity of attacks, the age of the patient and other coexisting health problems. Treatments include:
    • Patient education regarding prevention and management of attacks
  • more treatments...»

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Facioplegic migraine?

Causes of Facioplegic migraine

  • Secondary to brain dysfunction
  • Depolarization theory
  • Vascular theory
  • Family history of migraine headaches (70-80%)
  • Medications (ie, birth control pills, vasodilators)
  • more causes...»

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Facioplegic migraine: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Facioplegic migraine

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MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked. This is particularly more »

Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had suffered a concussive injury in battle often were misdiagnosed on their return. A variety of symptoms can occur in more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children. See more »

Pituitary conditions often undiagnosed cause of symptoms: There are a variety of symptoms that can be caused by a pituitary disorder (see symptoms of pituitary disorders). For example, fatigue, headache, weight gain, more »

Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see more »

Facioplegic migraine: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Facioplegic migraine: Rare Types

Rare types of diseases and disorders in related medical categories:

Facioplegic migraine: Animations

Prognosis for Facioplegic migraine

Prognosis for Facioplegic migraine: Facioplegic migraine usually does not represent a significant threat to health. However, in rare circumstances, people with migraine may be at risk of serious complications. A severe migraine may result in a stroke, possibly due to prolonged constriction of blood vessels. Some people may have side effects of medications.

Facioplegic migraine: Broader Related Topics

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More information about Facioplegic migraine

  1. Facioplegic migraine: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Prognosis

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